Alexandria

Citadel of Qaitbay Alexandria Egypt 14

Citadel of Qaitbay – A Mediterranean Fort With A View

Do you know that the Citadel of Qaitbay stands on the site where the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria once was?

Alexandria Library Egypt 9

The Modern Library of Alexandria

The modern Library of Alexandria doesn’t really live up to its prestige in ancient times – when it comes to

Roman Ampitheater Alexandria 7

The Roman Amphitheater After the Upgrade

It’s no surprise if there’s a Roman amphitheater in the middle of Alexandria. It’s a city which was conquered, ruled

Alexandria National Museum Egypt 19

Alexandria National Museum Was a Disappointment

Alexandria is an ancient city and as any tourist would expect, its National Museum should be filled with great things.

Pompey’s Pillar Alexandria Egypt 9

Pompey’s Pillar – An Open Museum in Alexandria

Pompey’s Pillar is an open museum in Alexandria. This pillar wasn’t really built for Pompey, a Roman politician and military

Alexandria City Egypt 5

Murals in Alexandria

I was walking around for two hours until I saw these murals in Alexandria. It’s one of those moments when

Al-Mursi Mosque Alexandria Egypt 4

The Grand Al Mursi Mosque

The grand Al Mursi Mosque in Alexandria is devoted to a great Sufi Saint Abul Abbas al-Mursi. In fact, his

Montaza Palace Gardens Alexandria Egypt 8

Montaza Palace Gardens – A Beautiful Refuge from the Heat

Montaza Palace Gardens is your beautiful refuge from the heat in Alexandria. Though it can be chilly in winter, it

Sunset in Alexandria Montaza Palace Gardens 6

Mediterranean Sunset in Alexandria

Mediterranean sunset in Alexandria is, oh boy, breathtaking. While I was in Alexandria last month, a local couchsurfer (Thanks, Abdulazziz!)